Visiting Seville on her honeymoon 20 years ago, dancer Francesca Grima (or ‘Chica’ as she is better known) is still there, living the life of a professional flamenco artist. As Chica prepares to return to Australia for her performance in Flamenco Fire - Veinte Años in Brisbane, she tells us what it means to do flamenco full-time.
Buying a bata is a big investment. It’s an important purchase and one that you can get a lot of worth out of if you look after your bata well. Maija Lepistö, Designer at flamenco dress shop Fabrica Flamenca gives us some tips on what to look for when choosing a bata.
Here we take a look at some of 2019’s big flamenco festivals that you can expect to see popping up in your social media feeds over winter. Cover photo of Olga Pericet by Paco Villalta courtesy of Festival Flamenco Alburquerque.